Now Pensions, Scottish Widows Master Trust, Aspire Savings Trust, and the ITB Pension Funds have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
NEST, Aegon Master Trust, Ensign Retirement Plan, Creative Pension Trust and the Baptist Pension Scheme have been authorised by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Salvus Master Trust and the Aspire Savings Trust have submitted their master trust authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator, after being granted extensions of up to six weeks.
Workers Pension Trust was one of the 30 master trusts to apply for authorisation ahead of the 31 March deadline, PP can reveal.
Standard Life has submitted authorisation applications for both of its master trusts to The Pensions Regulator (TPR), with just over seven weeks to go until the deadline.
Just eight master trusts have so far applied to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) for authorisation with just two months left until the deadline.
Smart Pension has absorbed more than 6,500 members from the Corporate Pensions Trust (CPT) after its trustees decided not to apply for authorisation.
Just six of the remaining 49 defined contribution master trusts have applied for authorisation to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) since its regime came into force last October.
The £50m Crystal Trust has welcomed 35,000 members from The Open Pension Trust, absorbing £33m of members' assets.